Market Sentiment Is Bad. Why That's Good for Stocks.

The core rider has been stubbornly high inflation, which is pushing the Federal Reserve to rapidly lift interest rates.Higher rates tend to affect the economy on a slight delay, and with third-quarter…

Wall Street opens mixed, pound slides on tax cut concerns

Many economists say it’s more likely to fuel already high inflation, steer down the pound and steer up the cost of U.K. government borrowing — a potential magnificent storm of economic headwinds.T…

Oil Prices Decline to Lowest Since January

The Federal Reserve was just one of a raft of major central banks tightening policy last week with outsized rate increases to docile inflation.Photograph by Andrey RudakovBloomberg Oil prices slipped …

Modest rate hikes seen for Nigeria, Kenya; Ghana to hold

Rates were expected to be hiked for a second time by 50 bps on Thursday, taking them to 8.0%.Consumer inflation in Ghana raced to 33.9% in August, its highest since 2001 and in the same month as a 300…

Barron's Oil Prices Decline to Lowest Since January

The Federal Reserve was just one of a raft of major central banks tightening policy last week with outsized rate increases to docile inflation.Photograph by Andrey RudakovBloomberg Oil prices slipped …